Photo 1. White thread-like strands of the fungus, Pellicularia koleroga, on the underside of coffee leaves.
Thread blight, koleroga disease, black rot.
Pellicularia koleroga. The fungus is also known as Corticium koleroga, which is the name of the sexual state of the fungus. The name Pellicularia koleroga probably includes a number of species.
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Photos 1&2 Kohler F, Pellegrin F, Jackson G, McKenzie E (1997) Diseases of cultivated crops in Pacific Island countries. South Pacific Commission. Pirie Printers Pty Limited, Canberra, Australia.
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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